Squawk Box

December 2006 Issue

Quality Control

Beech A36

Incorrect Starter Adapter

A repair station mechanic states, "This aircraft came to our shop with smoke and oil coming out of the tailpipe. Four hours prior an annual inspection was completed and at that time the starter adapter was replaced with the wrong part.

This aircraft had been modified with a Tornado Alley Turbo Charger system. The STC requires the starter adaptor assembly be changed to p/n 642087A63, which includes an oil scavenge pump; p/n 652087A64

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